This week we are launching a new book at the United Nations General Assembly with the voices of multiple countries impacted by armed conflict, some on different sides in the same region, all committed to helping all the children.
Is it autism, psychosis or both? Autistic traits and psychotic symptoms can look alike. How common is psychosis in autism? Can we differentiate co-occurring autistic traits from psychotic symptoms? Dr. Kristin Cadenhead helps us sort it out.
How can we differentiate volitional aggression from other reasons , eg, sensory problems? How can we help people with irritability and aggression from nonpharmacological approaches to FDA-approved medications? Listen and learn!
Antipsychotics can be very effective for irritability in autism, but they are often unnecessary, and the side effects are problematic. Don’t immediately prescribes antipsychotics. There are usually multiple steps to try first.
Anxiety is perhaps the most frequent symptom for which we are consulted. In this podcast Mara and I cover our new algorithm for approaching common anxiety disorders in children and teens.
This is part 2 because there is a new Child Medication Fact Book for Psychiatric Practice, Second Edition that just came out. Dr. Feder is here to tell us the purpose of the book and to walk us through his new algorithm for supporting autistic kids.